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Sep 27, 2022
The Forerunner Drone accompanies and safeguards an ambulance car in a live demo in the Smart City
In the frame of the ”Week of Safety” event-series the researchers of the Széchenyi István University (Győr, Hungary) and of the Institute for Computer Science and Control (SZTAKI, Budapest, Hungary) were given the opportunity to demonstrate to the public the results of their joint development efforts concerning a forerunner drone. The live demo was carried out with the active participation of the Hungarian National Ambulance Service (HNAS); more specifically, one of their ambulance cars was accompanied in the air and was safeguarded from above by the aforementioned drone.
Sep 23, 2022
The researchers of SZTAKI gave presentations and instanciated live demos to the delegation of the Office of Naval Research (ONR)
In its Innovation and Demonstration Space that had been inaugurated this summer, SZTAKI received the representatives of the Office of Naval Research (ONR). This is an organization within the United States Department of the Navy, and is responsible for the science and technology programs within the Navy and Marine Corps. The ONR delegation viewed scientific demos prepared by SZTAKI and listened to presentations on research carried out in SZTAKI.
Sep 22, 2022
The Bosch Budapest Innovation Campus has been ceremoniously opened
Hungary's newest automotive technology development centre, the Bosch Budapest Innovation Campus, has been inaugurated. The Bosch Group is a traditional and highly respected industrial partner of SZTAKI and the ARNL in the field of automotive research. Presently, there are several on-going research projects and cooperations with various research units of the Group.
Sep 22, 2022
Balázs Németh, researcher of ARNL, receives Bolyai Medal
Balázs Németh, researcher of ARNL, received the Bolyai Medal along with thirteen other researchers. The plaque was presented in the Hall of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences by Tamás Freund, President of the Academy.
Sep 05, 2022
Drone demonstration for Robert Bosch Kft. on Zalazone proving ground
Researchers of Széchenyi István University in cooperation with ELKH SZTAKI held a drone demonstration for Robert Bosch Kft. on 13th July 2022. Tracking of a ground vehicle with a camera equipped drone from the forerunner concept of the FT2 "Autonomous Near-Earth Aerial Solutions" subproject of the project “Developing innovative automotive testing and analysis competencies in the West Hungary region based on the infrastructure of the Zalaegerszeg Automotive Test Track” GINOP-2.3.4-15-2020-00009 was demonstrated.
Jul 29, 2022
Ground vehicle – UAV cooperative tests
Under the auspices of the Autonomous Systems National Laboratory (ARNL), diversified research is carried out concerning the control of vehicles that belong to a given vehicle-type, as well as concerning the control of vehicles that belong to various different vehicle-types. The latter research area is referred to as cooperative control, an example for this is the ground vehicle – aerial vehicle cooperative control.
Jul 21, 2022
Successful autonomous flight and camera stabilisation tests were carried out with the “forerunner” drone developed jointly by the SZE and the SZTAKI
The recent test of the forerunner drone equipped with autopilot was a success. The drone was developed jointly by the Széchenyi University of Győr (SZE) and the ELKH Institute for Computer Science and Control (SZTAKI). The autonomous and camera stabilisation functions worked flawlessly in all the tests performed, so the device is now ready for targeted testing in urban environment.
Jul 15, 2022
SZEnergy: The student racing team at Széchenyi István University among the best in the world
The SZEnergy student racing team of Széchenyi István University achieved 4th place in the Shell Eco-marathon Autonomous Programming Competition (APC). The team members were welcomed at the Vehicle Industry Research Centre. The university, which is at the forefront of engineering disciplines, is committed to providing practice-oriented training and supporting talent.
Jul 07, 2022
The Vehicle Industry Research Centre at Széchenyi István University was awarded with the Title of “Excellent Research Infrastructure”
The Vehicle Industry Research Centre at Széchenyi István University is playing an increasingly important role in the research of autonomous transport systems and electromobility. This was recognised by the National Research, Development and Innovation Office with the title of “Excellent Research Infrastructure”.